CORNELL, Joseph. Maria. 6 unpaginated leaves with printed text, with one decorative headpiece. Small 8vo, bound in original printed wrappers, in a new cloth folding box. New York: Salamander Editions, 1954.
An immaculate copy of this rare artist's book which was privately printed by Cornell, and given away to his friends as presents. It was inspired by the nineteenth-century opera singer Maria Malibran-Garcia. Included is a handwritten note from Cornell to the owner of the book. OCLC lists only one copy at Utah State Library.
Ashton, A Joseph Cornell Album.
Item nr. 167348